Pacific University Senior Officers


Lesley M. Hallick, Ph.D.



Mike Mallery, M.B.A.

Vice President for Finance and Administration


Cassie S. McVeety, M.P.A.

Vice President for University Advancement

John Miller, Ph.D.

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Mark E. Ankeny, Ph.D.

Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs and
Dean, College of Education


Deans & Program Directors


Ann Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D., D.P.T.

Executive Dean,
College of Health Professions; Vice Provost

Mark Bailey, Ph.D.

Program Director and Faculty, School of Learning and Teaching

Christiane Brems, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Professional Psychology

Lisa Carstens, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

David DeMoss, Ph.D.

Director, School of Arts and Humanities

Laura Dimmler, Ph.D. (c), M.H.A.

Director, School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership

Martin Fischer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Program Director and Faculty,
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Linda Hunt, Ph.D., FAOTO, OTR/L

Program Director, Gerontology

Kevin Johnson, Ph.D.

Director, School of Natural Sciences

Victoria Keetay, Ph.D.

Director, Audiology

Judy Ortiz, PA-C, M.H.S., M.S.

Program Director, School of Physician Assistant Studies

William Perkins, M.C.

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Sarah R. Phillips, Ph.D.

Director, School of Social Sciences

Lisa J. Rowley, R.D.H., M.S.

Program Director,
School of Dental Health Science

Richard A. Rutt, Ph.D., P.T., ATC/R

Program Director, School of Physical Therapy

Howard Smith, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Business

Jennifer Smythe, O.D., M.S., FAAO

Dean, College of Optometry

Susan Stein, M.S., R.Ph.

Dean, School of Pharmacy

Shelley Washburn, M.A.T.

Program Director,
Master of Fine Arts in Writing

John White, Jr., Ph.D., OTR

Program Director, School of Occupational Therapy